COMMUNITIES TAKING BOLD ACTION ON THE FRONTLINES OF CLIMATE CHANGE
Climate Justice Alliance is challenging the extractive economy that is harming people and ecosystems.
In these new times of political uncertainty, grassroots communities continue to lead the way forward.
About the Alliance
We envision a world in which fairness, equity and ecological rootedness are core values
Climate Justice Alliance members have won significant victories against polluting and extractive industries. We are building local alternatives that center traditional ecological and cultural knowledge and create a pathway for a regenerative future.
Our Power Campaign
As frontline communities, we pilot solutions and organize collectively to shut down the extractive economy
Climate Justice Alliance is amplifying the leadership of the original Our Power Communities while expanding to 70 communities in seven regions that are home to key grassroots groups. These groups organize to end the era of extreme energy and implement a Just Transition that promotes local control of resources (including energy, land, water, and food systems).
Together, we are advancing bold, grounded and interlinked strategies across the country
Six meta-strategies undergird the Climate Justice Alliance projected vision through 2020, and will continue to influence the trajectory of alliance work.
Just Transition is our
main organizing framework
The Just Transition framework is a vision-led, unifying and place-based set of principles, processes and practices that build economic and political power to shift from an extractive economy to a regenerative economy.
Grassroots and Movement Building Organizations
Climate Justice Alliance membership is rooted in a shared landscape analysis, priorities and overall vision. Our alliance includes base-building frontline organizations (BFOs), Alliances, Networks, and Movement Support Organizations.
Map of CJA intersectional Work
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Contact: Olivia Burlingame email@example.com Tel: 301-613-4767 Frontline Communities and Workers Demand Immediate Relief & Investment in Long Term Recovery and a “Down Payment” on a Regenerative Economy Today,...
Seven Congressional Leaders Join 500+ Progressive Organizations to Demand People’s Bailout in Response to Coronavirus Crisis
Senator Ed Markey, Senator Tammy Duckworth, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rep. Mark Pocan, Rep. Debbie Dingell, Rep. Pramila Jayapal, and Rep. Barbara Lee have joined the People’s Bailout campaign, which was launched today and inspired by the recently released “Five Principles for Just COVID-19 Relief and Stimulus,” endorsed by more than 450+ progressive organizations to push Congress to focus on the needs of working people and address the urgent threat of climate change in any federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Calls for a Just Recovery Response to COVID-19 that Centers The Most Vulnerable - Contact: Olivia Burlingame firstname.lastname@example.org 301-613-4767 Climate Justice Alliance (CJA) calls upon the Trump Administration, states, and local health agencies to...
“Having an alliance of US frontline communities to strategically confront the existing tyranny of our country and present real solutions is needed right now.”
– Tom Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network